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For many people, owning a large and sprawling garden is the ultimate goal. However, the practicalities are sometimes far less romantic. It is easy to get lost or overwhelmed by the idea of giving your spacious garden an overhaul. The key with larger spaces is to divide them into sections and treat areas as separate parts of the garden. Progress is in the process.

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Whether you are a passionate or reluctant gardener, there are lots of reasons why getting out in the garden is good for you.

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Your garden and you

What is your garden? Big, small? Borders, turf, flowers? No, not that; I mean what is your garden? Look beyond what is immediately visible to what your garden means to you.

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The Urban Garden: Design and Planting Ideas

Urban gardens can be found in both towns and Cities. Usually much smaller than a rural garden, they are often enclosed by walls or fences and as such can become ‘external’ rooms that complement the owner’s individual property and lifestyle.

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Plant Ideas

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Garden Sculpture Ideas

Most of us have art, in some form, in our homes...but what about in our gardens?

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The Big Plant Nursery is an independent retail plant nursery set up by the award-winning Creative Landscape Company based in Twyford, Berkshire.We specialise in specimens and mature plants and pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service. 

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The Power of Plants

What is the easiest way to transform your garden? With plants, plants and more plants. Plants can transform any space, from the blank canvas of a new build property to an established garden. In fact, would it even be a garden without plants?

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Do you need a project?

Are you happy with your relationship...with your garden? Really happy or is there room for improvement?

A combination of spending more time at home and in your garden may have got you thinking...is it time for a change. If your garden isn't meeting your needs there are lots of things you can do. 

Whilst you may not be able to implement your ideas immediately, now is the time to make plans. If it helps, make a list of pros and cons. Planning such a garden requires a combination of skills and with so much choice out there it can be a bit daunting. Whether you intend to create your own design or use a professional garden designer, it is important to follow a logical design process to ensure the garden meets your needs. Here’s some simple guidance on where to start.

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With another lockdown starting today we are relieved and of course grateful that this time landscape companies, plant nurseries and garden centres can remain open.

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